Roz Chast

The Bank of Mom and Dad, n.d.

Roz Chast (American, born 1954), The Bank of Mom and Dad, n.d., watercolor and ink on paper, 11 x 8 in. Schwartz Art Collection, Harvard Business School, 2015.4.

A brilliant interpreter of the everyday, Roz Chast’s cartoons address a range of topics, including guilt, anxiety, aging, family life, money, and real estate. Over 1000 of her cartoons have been printed in The New Yorker; the magazine’s editor-in-chief David Remnick has called her “the magazine’s only certifiable genius.” In 2014 she published her award-winning memoir, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?